Top 5 Advantages of Sliding Doors

November 13th, 2019
sliding door to patio

Unlike screen doors, for most homes, sliding doors are still a luxury, so if you’re in a position to put sliding doors in your home, congratulations. Welcome to amazing and luxurious world. Sliding doors will improve the flow of your home and will raise any room and in-home experience.

Usually sliding doors are large glass panes that extend from the ground to the ceiling, with the intention of maximizing as much natural light as possible, enabling you to enjoy both indoors and outdoors in any weather.

Here are five reasons why you’d want sliding doors in your home.

  1. Energy Efficiency / Environmentally Friendly

Today it’s all about doing what’s best for the environment, and we’re happy to say the sliding doors tick that box. Sliding doors ensure your home stays warm in winter and cool in the summer, if properly installed, sliding doors effectively act as a weather and sound buffer, keeping your home safe from dust, wind and rain.

Depending on how green you wish to go, home owners can get sustainable / recycled wood sliding doors that are sturdy and act as a good insulator.

  1. Safety

We know what you might say, it’s a glass panel, how safe it can be? The glass utilized should be shatterproof in today’s sliding door industry, rendering the doors exceptionally secure for those with bust households.

If you have any old glass doors in the home, they are most likely not made with shatterproof glass, replacing these will make it them safer, as well as helping avoid any injury by a broken glass door accident. You could also consider added protection by installing a screen door.

  1. Indoor/outdoor flow

There’s a big trend in home entertaining. We all want a space where we can entertain our guests and give them a sense of awe. Sliding doors provide a seamless transition between outdoor and indoor spaces for homeowners. Essentially allowing you on those warmer days and nights to double your entertaining space.

They offer all-year-round views of your garden landscape and panoramic views beyond, as sliding doors have large glass panes.  They really bring the outside in, which gives off a beautiful sense of being with nature.

  1. Space saving

Where space is becoming increasingly difficult to get, sliding doors allow your spaces to instantly become bigger as they operate without a hinge–they simply float along a track instead of swinging open. That means that no extra space is needed for the door arc as they simply open up by one door sliding over another.

Installing sliding doors will make your rooms feel bigger and more luxurious. 

  1. Style

It goes without saying, but for the above reasons, all homes now being constructed have sliding doors, but the main reason is’ look.’ Sliding doors are awesome and can transform a room into magical thing. Natural light is a must-have, sliding doors allow full natural light into your home, enabling you to take the outside in and give your home the entertaining versatility to create more room if needed by opening the doors right up.

One last thing to note, if you’re thinking of using sliding doors or screen doors in your home, make sure you’re using top quality door rollers and tracks to make certain they last years! Why not just take a look here at our selection.

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